Accomplished Pose (Siddhasana) – Learn How To Practice This Asana In 3 Easy Steps | Yoga with Nutan



ACCOMPLISHED POSE

Sanskrit Name – Siddhasana

Sanskrit Name Meaning – Siddha – Accomplished, Asana - Pose

Type of Asana – Seated Yoga Pose

Target Areas – Hips, Back, Knees and Ankles


WHAT IS ACCOMPLISHED POSE (SIDDHASANA)?


Accomplished Pose (Siddhasana) is an ancient seated Hatha Yoga pose and is one of the oldest asanas. This hip opening pose is perfect for meditation and allows you to practice deep mindful breathing.


BENEFITS OF ACCOMPLISHED POSE (SIDDHASANA)

  1. Alleviates feelings of stress and anxiety

  2. Improves balance

  3. Strengthens the legs and ankles

  4. Stretches your chest, shoulders and abdomen


HOW TO PRACTICE ACCOMPLISHED POSE (SIDDHASANA) IN 3 EASY STEPS

  1. Begin by sitting in Staff Pose (Dandasana). Bend your left knee and bring your left heel into your body (groin area).

  2. Bend your right knee and bring your right heel into your body (groin area).

  3. Place your palms on your knees. Sit up straight, with your shoulders back and your chest lifted. Gaze forward. There should be a straight line from your head to the floor. Sit and breathe deeply for as long as you‘re comfortable.


PREPARATORY POSES


Staff Pose – Dandasana


The Easy Pose – Sukhasana


Cradle Pose – Hindolasana


Bound Angle Pose / Butterfly Pose / Cobbler’s Pose - Baddha Konasana


Half Accomplished Pose – Ardha Siddhasana


FOLLOW UP POSES


Head-To-Knee Pose - Janu Sirsasana


Revolved Head-To-Knee Pose - Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana


Half Fish Pose - Matsyendrasana



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